05RS HB37

HB37

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HB 37 (BR 204) - C. Embry Jr

     AN ACT relating to compulsive gambling, making an appropriation therefor and declaring an emergency.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 222 to create the compulsive gamblers awareness and treatment fund to be administered by the Division of Substance Abuse of the Department for Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services; appropriate moneys for the purposes defined; establish funding mechanism and limitations on expenditures; define responsibilities of director; amend KRS 138.510 to partially fund the compulsive gamblers awareness and treatment fund from the total amount wagered in Kentucky subject to excise taxes; amend KRS 154A.130 to partially fund the compulsive gamblers awareness and treatment fund from the gross revenues of the state lottery; amend KRS 238.570 to partially fund the compulsive gamblers awareness and treatment fund from the gross receipts derived from all charitable gaming; EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 4-introduced in House
     Jan 6-to Health and Welfare (H)


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